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Bi Pride 2019

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I attended the first Bi Pride on 7th September 2019.  I was surprised at the turnout – it felt like hundreds of people were there!  I was also pleasantly surprised at being at the most diverse mainstream* bisexual event EVER.

I spoke on the Mental Health and Bisexuality panel, about the problems with long waiting times, how NHS mental health services are awful and putting bi and trans people in danger.  I also spoke up as an audience member during the session on Bi Community.  I raised the point of the barriers to building bi communities, when so many meet-ups and events were held in pubs, which are often unfriendly to visibly queer, POC, those who wear religious clothing, and/or gender non-conforming clothes.  These places are also often inaccessible to those with mobility issues.

Overall I was impressed at how professional the event was – the scale of things to do, and the community marketplace.  Also the Sensory relaxation room was small but it was AMAZING!

*mainstream, as in the event was not for bi people of colour only

Links from a brilliant Bi Visibility Day!

Below are all the articles I read over on Twitter for  Bi Visibility Day.  As always, do not read the comments unless you like being so upset and angry that your head explodes.

Bi Men in Ordinary Time

Being bisexual and dating a trans* person

Why we need a bi pride day

Being bisexual from T is for TMI

Why does bisexuality need celebrating?

Bisexual and Visible

A message from London Friend

Bisexual Adventures with Stavvers

Biphobia Bingo!

An Anthem for Bisexuals by yours truly

Even more articles on the amazing Bi Index!